Hong Kong public housing estates seen in Tseung Kwan O. The average waiting time for a public rental housing flat in Hong Kong has decreased for the first time in three years, falling to six years. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong public housing estates seen in Tseung Kwan O. The average waiting time for a public rental housing flat in Hong Kong has decreased for the first time in three years, falling to six years. Photo: Dickson Lee

Average waiting time for public flat in Hong Kong falls slightly to 6 years, first drop in 3 years

  • Time spent in queue down from 6.1 years, but remains higher than the 5.4 years registered three years ago
  • Experts say the decrease is too small to reflect a real downward trend, calling on city leader John Lee’s administration to do more for applicants

Hong Kong public housing estates seen in Tseung Kwan O. The average waiting time for a public rental housing flat in Hong Kong has decreased for the first time in three years, falling to six years. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong public housing estates seen in Tseung Kwan O. The average waiting time for a public rental housing flat in Hong Kong has decreased for the first time in three years, falling to six years. Photo: Dickson Lee
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